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Free engineering tools, references and news for structural and stress engineers. Almost everything here is free to use and download. 

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  • free engineering software, spreadsheets and programs 
  • references to books for stress analysis, fatigue, dynamics, etc. 
  • reports, requirements and manuals for free download or consulting 
  • free software download on the toolkit
  • links to material data, technical reports, unit conversions, etc 
  • news for engineering professionals, videos and more

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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
February 10th
U.S. Navy stays the course for large UUV Higher power and deeper diving are keys to development for the U.S. Navy’s large-displacement UUV. read more
February 10th
Lots of supply, little demand for the new off-planet economy Commercial capacity in lower Earth Orbit is booming, but it’s unclear what payloads will use all that’s being built up ...
February 10th
U.S. Navy’s Surface Force Commander has a vision: Add missiles to more surface ships and an enemy will confront multiple lethal threats. read more
February 10th
India is continuing to reel in images from the red planet from its Mangalyaan mission, which was launched in November 2013. The Indian Space Research Organization recently signed a letter of intent to partner with the French Space Agency CNES on its next ...
February 10th
Environmentally friendly plants in France and Italy destroy outdated munitions and guard their technology, while conforming to European health regulations. read more
February 10th
Unmanned surface vessels extend force projection Navies are making greater use of unmanned vessels to detect undersea threats and monitor traffic in coastal and blue-water environm...
From FlightGlobal
January 28th
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has confirmed that it has ordered three Airbus A380s that will be used on its Tokyo-Honolulu route.
January 27th
SriLankan Airlines has retired its Airbus A340-300 fleet after 21 years in service.
January 27th
Korea Express Air s first Embraer ERJ-145 has entered service with the domestic carrier, following its delivery in December.
January 21st
Alaska Air Group expects to place an order for up to 30 large regional jets in the first quarter of 2016, with deliveries expected to begin in 2017.
January 21st
United Airlines is still out shopping for a new 100-seat mainline aircraft, following its order for 40 new Boeing 737-700s today.
January 21st
Bahraini flag carrier Gulf Air has confirmed its future narrowbody fleet plan, adjusting a previous order with Airbus to sign up for an increased fleet of Neo-series A320s and A321s.



  • Two new links on the LINKS page, to AeroStudents and to Engineers Edge add more reference material and on line calculators of a broad range of engineering topics.

  • Free program for digitizing curves - CurveSnap, added to Programs page and link to on line curve digitizing site

  • Spreadsheet  on Spreadsheets page for extracting SPC loads from NASTRAN f06 output file

  • Link to MIL SPECS and more specifications, handbooks, on EverySpec  at LINKS page

  • New spreadsheets: stress-strain curve for non linear stress analysis and Neuber Plasticity correction using Ramberg&Osgood material curve added to the Spreadsheets page

  • Link to all regulations and specifications, from EASA, on the Regulations - Aircraft page  

  • New page:  CAD Programs with links for download, free, CAD Programs for 2D and 3D

  • New page:  Compilers with links for download, free, compilers for the most used programs for engineering and research.

  • New link on Links page to NASA site with NASA and NACA Technical reports for downloading.



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